EBC Dam Management Webinar: Emerging Contaminants and Their Effect on Sediment Management


Date: November 2, 2021


Phone: (617) 505-1818

Email: [email protected]


Virtual Event

Information for viewing the webinar will be shared with registered attendees in a confirmation email.

This EBC Dam Management program will cover sediment management with a focus on emerging contaminants, particularly PFAS, and their effect on sediment investigation and management decisions.  Speaker topics will include regulatory program and policy development status related to PFAS in several New England states.

In addition, practitioners will present case study examples exploring investigation methods and evaluation of the spatial and temporal distribution of PFAS in river water, sediment, and biota.

A robust panel discussion with the audience will conclude the webinar.

General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (2.5 training contact hours). Certificates are automatically provided via email link for registered attendees at the conclusion of the webinar.

Additional information can be found under the “Agenda Details” tab above.
Program Chairs:
  • Nicholas Hastings, PG, LEP, Senior Principal, Woodard & Curran Inc.
  • Paul Woodworth, CERP, Fluvial Geomorphologist, Senior Project Manager, Princeton Hydro
Speaker Agenda:

Evaluating Risks & Managing Sediments Associated with Dam Projects in Connecticut

  • Traci Iott, Supervising Environmental Analyst, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, State of Connecticut

Sediment and Surface Water Evaluation Following AFFF Discharge Events

  • Mike Jannitto, Technical Manager, Woodard & Curran

Sediment Management and the Decommissioning of Lower Peverly Dam – More than Just a Breach

  • David Graff, Principal Environmental Scientist, Gannett Fleming, Inc.
  • Eric Neast, Project Manager, Gannett Fleming, Inc.

You Have PFAS in Your Sediment. Now What???

  • Andrew Timmis, Director of Business Development – Environmental Group, J.F. Brennan Company

Moderated Discussion

Panel Members:

  • Ray Frigon, Assistant Director, Remediation Division, Bureau of Water Protection and Land Reuse, CT DEEP
  • David Graff, Gannett Fleming, Inc.
  • Mike Jannito, Woodard & Curran
  • Eric Neast, Gannett Fleming, Inc.
  • Andrew Timmis, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc.

The available PowerPoint presentations from the EBC Dam Management Webinar: Emerging Contaminants and Their Effect on Sediment Management completed on November 2, 2021, can be viewed below.

Presentations – EBC Dam Management Webinar – Emerging Contaminants and Their Effect on Sediment Management

Webinar Recording

Registered Attendees

All registered attendees receive the link to the webinar recording five business days after the conclusion of the webinar. If you are a registered attendee and did not receive the webinar recording, please contact the EBC office.

EBC Members

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Non-Members are welcome to register and pay the Non-Member registration rate to receive access to the webinar recording.

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